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The Asylum Ball

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Gavin Kostick 

  • Synopsis

    Paul Clooney is a brilliantly gifted young music student whose glittering career is thwarted by his obsessive love for a beautiful heiress. Spanning four decades and incorporating two rock bands a generation apart, the play focuses on Paul's schizophrenia and explores love, madness, sex and betrayal.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    9

  • Cast Size Female

    7

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Paul Sean Kearns
Catherine Jasmine Russell
Doctor Noeline Kavanagh
Sound Engineer Noeline Kavanagh
Mrs. Clooney Noeline Kavanagh
Esther Dawn Bradfield
Max Trevor Knight
Peter Page Richard Meagher
Sarah Ingrid Craigie
Johnny Robert Shaw-Smith
Charlie Douglas Rankine
Jack Dylan Tighe
Natz Diane O'Keeffe
Bones David Murphy (1)
Joseph Patrick Duffy
Aengus DeBrun Patrick Duffy
Production Team  
Director Bairbre NĂ­ Chaoimh
Set Designer Dolores Lyne
Lighting Designer Paul O'Neill
Producer Maria Fleming
Costume Designer Marie Tierney
Costume Designer Kei Ito
Costume Assistant Audrey King
Composer Trevor Knight
Assistant Director Noeline Kavanagh
Stage Manager Niall Connolly
Stage Manager Richard Meagher
Set Construction Coilin O'Toole

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Fishamble: The New Play Company

  • Address

    3 Great Denmark Street,
    Dublin 1
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 670 4018

  • Email

    info@fishamble.com

  • Website

    www.fishamble.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Fishamble: The New Play Company

  • Address

    3 Great Denmark Street,
    Dublin 1
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 670 4018

  • Email

    info@fishamble.com

  • Website

    www.fishamble.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and promotional flyer.